Lectures

Learn about the perils of innovation Dec. 2

Posted by on November 22, 2021

Is innovation all it’s cracked up to be? That’s the question that will be addressed in “The Innovation Delusion: How Our Obsession with the New Has Disrupted the Work that Matters Most” at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, via Zoom.

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2021 Nobel Prize in Physics public lecture on Thursday

Posted by on November 15, 2021

Dr. Thomas Vojta, chair of physics, will present “Hidden Patterns in Complex Systems,” a lecture on the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in Room 104 of the Physics Building

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Symphony conductor with interesting life story to speak Thursday

Posted by on November 15, 2021

As part of the arts, languages and philosophy speaker series, Kalena Bovell with present “Life, the Career, and Everything In-between,” at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, via Zoom at umsystem.zoom.us/j/9553588256. From working six jobs as an undergrad to a recent BBC Prom Debut, Bovell will share her unorthodox journey and life as a conductor, poet and educator.

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Cotterill to speak on Little Ice Age and its literature

Posted by on November 11, 2021

Dr. Anne Cotterill, associate professor emerita in English and technical communication, will discuss the effect the Little Ice Age (1300-1800) had on literature at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Room 211 McNutt Hall.

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CIES Seminar Series presents Dr. Jonghyun Park Nov. 12

Posted by on November 4, 2021

Dr. Jonghyun Park, associate professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering, will present a lecture on structured electrode manufacturing for energy storage systems at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, on Zoom. To attend, use meeting ID 623 695 1084 and passcode 616495. The lecture is part of the Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies (CIES) Seminar Series.

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Lecture on mysteries of the rainforests to be presented in French Nov. 17

Posted by on November 4, 2021

Theodore Sumnicht will deliver Ants Are Exploding! Mysteries of the Rainforests (“Des fourmis explosent! Mystères des forêts tropicales”) at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, on Zoom.

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NSF leader to present computer science lecture Monday

Posted by on October 28, 2021

Dr. Margaret Martonosi, assistant director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) directorate, will present as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series Monday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m., on Zoom. Use passcode 1234.

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Learn about Missouri’s German heritage tomorrow

Posted by on October 18, 2021

Dr. Petra Dewitt, associate professor of history and political science, will present “Missouri’s German Heritage” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, on Zoom. The lecture will explore how German-speaking settlers influenced our agriculture, arts, sciences and beer.

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ASCE president-elect to speak at S&T

Posted by on October 18, 2021

Dr. Dennis D. Truax, the 2022 president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will present “Engineering Our Future” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, in Room 125 of Butler-Carlton Hall. He will discuss how ASCE envisions building a better infrastructure system using new methods and advanced materials to support a sustainable, inclusive, and equitable society.

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World-renowned bio artist to perform at S&T

Posted by on October 14, 2021

Dr. Eduardo Kac, artist and professor of art and technology studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will present a lecture at Missouri S&T on his work in contemporary art and poetry at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in Leach Theatre and via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public.

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